Lipica

Apr. 21, 2019 by

Holding and training on Lipica After my very interesting lecture about phytotherapy at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna we drove on to Lipica. Mare keeping in Lipica The mares are not trained in Lipica because there is simply not

When does a horse carry itself?

Mar. 17, 2019 by

What does it mean if you say a horse carries itself? There is probably no rider who does not throw around the words a horse does “carry itself”, “balance itself” or keeps “in a natural upright position”. Nevertheless, most riders

Contact

Feb. 15, 2019 by

Contact betwee the rider`s hand and the horse`s mouth is a much discussed topic. The German word for contact is such an excellent descriptive word. Literally translated it means “leaning against”. As you can imagine, it has nothing to do